Video Marketing — Big Opportunity and Best Practices: Meeting Recap

Google loves video! In October, we were joined by Adam Levy of LDRK Media. He talked about how big the audience and opportunity is online today for video, while also giving practical hands-on tips for producing our own video. We gained some valuable tips when it comes to working with a production company, heard insider tips and tricks when it comes to a…

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Ricky E. Allen, Business Development Counselor, City of Austin: Meeting Recap

Ricky Allen counsels small businesses who want to take advantage of the City of Austin’s WBE/DBE and MBE certification program. Ricky met with Freelance Austin in September to share the wealth of knowledge he has on doing business with the City of Austin. The program provides a wide range of free services to help small business owners promote their capabilities to potential partners and…

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Going Global – Opportunities in the International Market: Meeting Recap

Have you considered exploring international markets for your services? In August, we were joined City of Austin Economic Development Specialist Natalie Betts for a conversation about our city as a hub for international trade. What’s the strategy to attract international business to Austin? To encourage export business? We learned about the programs, partners and how you can get involved in this growing market. Natalie Betts is the…

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Working With Entrepreneurs: Practical Advice for Freelancers, Free Agents and Solopreneurs: Meeting Recap

Austin is rated the top U.S. city for entrepreneurs, but working with a micro- or small business has its challenges — and rewards. Join us for a discussion of the rules of the game: Risk and reward? How should a solopreneur engage? What are the best networking opportunities? How should I craft my contract? Who’s my contact and how do I…

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Want to Transform Your Brain & Business? Meditate: Meeting Recap

Yes, meditation is good for your health, but can it help your business? More leaders are embracing meditation to maximize focus, achieve goals, and even improve communication skills. But is it possible to add a meaningful meditation practice to juggling your projects, your clients, your business development, and the rest of your busy life? Jodie Garrison is a recruitment marketing…

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Pricing Your Services Correctly: Meeting Recap

Do you know what to charge for the services you provide? Should you charge by the hour, or by the project? When was the last time you raised your prices? Do you ever get tempted to drop your prices to get the job, even when you know you’re worth more? Freelance Austin investigated “Pricing Your Services Correctly” in an interactive…

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